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Al Hirt

Alois Maxwell "Al" Hirt was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn, and for the theme music to The Green Hornet. His nicknames included "Jumbo" and "The Round Mound of Sound". Colin Escott, an author of musician biographies, wrote that RCA Victor Records, for which Hirt had recorded most of his best-selling recordings and for which he had... Read More

Birth nameAlois Maxwell Hirt
Also known asJumbo, The Round Mound of Sound
BornNovember 7, 1922
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
DiedApril 27, 1999 (aged 76)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
GenresJazz, Dixieland
Occupation(s)Musician, bandleader
InstrumentsTrumpet
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